Young Writers

 

Of Crowns and Ashes (Chapter 1)

“When war is young, and red wind’s cloak burns, and the sun fallen from the clouds, he born alone on the seventh hour of the brightest day will claim...

Flowers

Broken stems, Crumpled petals, Leaves cast without a clue. Rotting roots, Spurned seeds, Colors overdone, yet overdue. Cracked stone, Chiseled...

Somewhere Balloon

Someday Balloon, You will be mine, I’ll find you, Red and drifting and torn in a hundred places, Lying on the ground, Drowning beneath the sea, Or...

Flowers for Lovebirds

There she is, standing right in front of me. Cora, the loveliest and most delightful bird I’ve ever seen. She’s quite stout and darling, and I’d...

A Bird Burden

A bird? Seriously? Among all of my sister’s relatives, she lets me take care of her bird for the holiday. “Please Jade! It’ll be just for a week. I’...

The Barking Chaos

Barking is what I do. It’s a dog’s habit. Though my mom isn’t really in “barking terms”. She instantly gets mad when I bark. It isn’t like I just...

Babes in the Wood

Most people struggle with mental health at some point in their lives, I'd say. The following poem is a reflection on my own battle with depressive thoughts and existentialism. I find it to be rather cringy and on the nose, but maybe you'll enjoy it more than I do. This was created as part of a group activity in which we wrote poems using and "I Am" format, shown here: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f4/f4/da/f4f4daa3bef8ab50ba8efced6ca86633... Feel free to leave your interpretation or any feedback! I am by no means a particularly accomplished writer, especially when it comes to poetry.

Zen is Unnerving

So I've reached complete - Zen - a few times. Often by accident. Once in the shower. Going about my habitual but somewhat conscious hand movements...

I Belong To Her

The adventures I’ve gone through to get to where I am today. To exist. Slipped in and out of an old pair of Vans, whirling round and round a washing...

Iron and Wine

A short tale of how a close-knit family can change forever in the blink of an eye. Never take your loved ones for granted.